American Cancer Society
17 August

American Cancer Society presents distinguished award to Legacy, a “pillar of the community”

Category: Adult Primary Care

By Kevin Nix, Senior Director of Communications This morning, the American Cancer Society presented its National Partnership Award to Legacy Community Health for its work on colorectal cancer prevention. Legacy and the American Cancer Society came together three years ago to begin a cancer prevention initiative, which helped cover the cost of a simple and…

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16 August

Legacy is the 2017 beneficiary of the Gay 10K

Category: Uncategorized

This year Legacy is proud to be the beneficiary of the race, which means a portion of the proceeds will help fuel the programs and services the community has relied upon for nearly 40 years.

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Consoling Child
15 August

After Charlottesville, how do you talk to your kids about tragedy?

Category: Behavioral Health Services, Pediatrics

What you tell your kids depends on their age, but generally here’s what Roma Bhatt, director of therapy services at Legacy had to say.

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14 August

The Well-Child Exam: What Parents Should Know

Category: Pediatrics

As the new school year begins, back-to-school clothes and supplies are high priority for most parents. Make sure to put your child’s annual well-child exam on your to-do list, too.

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02 August

Watch “The Legacy Story”

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Dental Care, Development, Family Medicine, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics, Vision Services

Legacy has transformed from the little-clinic-that-could of the 1980s into an entire community health system, today made up of 29 locations, across Southeast Texas. While growth is good, we are just trying to keep up with the unfortunate – and growing – demand for high-quality, affordable health care. Watch the new video.

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17 July

Legislative Update: Health care bill, maternal mortality, bathrooms

Category: Gender Health, LGBT, OB/GYN & Maternity, Public Affairs

Legacy’s mission is providing healthy change in diverse communities across Southeast Texas – both inside and outside the exam room. As part of that outside strategy, we care about legislative issues that impact the patients and broader communities we serve. Here are three policy areas we’ll be monitoring and engaging in over the coming weeks.

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27 June

Senate vote on health care bill postponed. But Harris County health care costs still projected to increase under current proposal.

Category: Public Affairs

In a new report on the Senate health care proposal, the Kaiser Family Foundation estimates insurance premiums could increase up to 240 percent for some Southeast Texans on marketplace plans.

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06 June

Myths about Children’s Behavioral Health

Category: Behavioral Health Services, Pediatrics

Mental health is an important aspect of any child’s social and cognitive development, but there are a couple of myths floating around about children’s behavioral health. We debunk them.

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24 May

Mindfulness and Your Health

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services

Mindfulness is a skill that can be learned. Daily practice is important, but start small.

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22 May

Introducing “Texans Living with HIV”

Category: HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, Public Affairs

Texans Living with HIV will be a collective voice in policy and decision-making on issues that impact the HIV community.

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